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The famine, which killed millions, was said to have been triggered by the wrong policies of the ruling British Government. This unprecedented devastation steered several artists into looking a new at their visual language. A group of young artists decided to reject the lyricism and the romanticism seen in the work of earlier Bengali artists.
Six among them formed the Calcutta Group. This group of artists expressed the need for a visual language that could reflect the crisis of urban society.
For the first time in modern Indian art, artists began to paint images that evoked anguish and trauma and reflected the urban situation. Rural scenes were no longer purely idyllic, and the formal treatment of the paintings began to reflect the influence of European modernism.
Besides these founder members others too inclined with the group in their choice of aesthetic values and approach to visual language. Engagement with pure form became their creed.
The NGMA has several paintings by most of these artists representing significant phases of their artistic development. Reddy was the prominent member. School of Art held their first exhibition in The first went to Lahore and the second came to Delhi in search of employment.
These artists find prominent place in the NGMA collection. H A Gade Houses, Tempera on paper, The Progressive Artists’ Group formed within the fraught political and cultural climate that followed India’s independence from British rule in As the nation grappled with its new borders and newly established democracy, this modern group of artists sought to distance themselves from the nationalist Bengal School of Art by embracing a more international perspective.
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The best opinions, comments and analysis from The Telegraph. The Progressive Artists' Group, PAG, was a group of modern artists, mainly based in Bombay, from its formation in Though it lacked any particular style, there might be said to have been a move towards a synthesis of influences from Indian art history together with styles prevalent in Europe and North America during the first half of the.